She was born in Yugoslavia and moved to Canada with her parents as a child, growing up in Mississauga, Ontario. She was educated at the University of Toronto, studying English and French, and at Carleton University, studying journalism.
Career in radio
She joined the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as a researcher in 1976, and covered the 1980 Quebec referendum for the network. She subsequently returned to Toronto to work as a studio director for Morningside. Tina is married to CBC journalist Brian Stewart and they have a daughter named Katie.
Career in television
Her short story "Becoming Canadian" was published in the book "The First Man in my Life: Daughters write about their Fathers" by Sandra Martin.
She now works in the Communications & Marketing department of the Toronto Public Library.
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- "Stuntman parachutes to his death". Toronto Star. July 3, 2000. Retrieved 2011-04-27.
- Brioux, Bill (March 10, 2005). "Layoffs hit TVOntario". CANOE. Retrieved 2011-04-27. "Up to 10 Canadian Media Guild positions are being eliminated, including Imprint host Tina Srebotnjak."